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View ChipBreaker's profile

New to hand planes... Identification and value assistance :)

23 days ago by ChipBreaker

I saw these two planes up for sale. Help identifying them and value?! Thanks!

19 23 days ago
View Ray's profile

Cutting gauge blade removal/sharpening

25 days ago by Ray

Need some help. Should the cutting blades be removable? If so, how do I do it...

2 23 days ago
View LeChuck's profile

Grizzly Jointer Plane

472 days ago by LeChuck

Hi folks, Does anyone have experience with the #7 jointer planes that Griz...

18 23 days ago
View Bieser's profile

Miter box saw

23 days ago by Bieser

My search function is not working for some reason and I am sure this question...

2 23 days ago
View jdh122's profile

Is this a crime?

24 days ago by jdh122

Not sure what the punishment is or should be, but this should definitely be i...

9 24 days ago
View lateralus819's profile

where to find Sargent #410/#418/#422 frog

25 days ago by lateralus819

In need of a frog for a sargent #418 or #422 sargent, not sure of type. Bough...

1 24 days ago
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24 days ago by MapleHead

I’ve been considering how to add my logo to my guitar, ( my last name)....

1 24 days ago
View Picklehead's profile

Yet another "which spokeshave should l buy" question!

25 days ago by Picklehead

I’m planning on buying a spokeshave to use mainly (at first, anyway) fo...

9 24 days ago
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Stopping Spokeshave Chatter

30 days ago by TheWoodenOyster

Hey everyone, I was using my spokeshave today and couldn’t get the d...

7 24 days ago
View DustyCellist's profile

Bevel cuts in 1"+ boards by hand?

28 days ago by DustyCellist

Is there a hand tool or method (or jig) for making bevel cuts in lumbar? I us...

21 25 days ago
View HarveyDunn's profile

What does the adjuster nut on a low angle block plane do?

25 days ago by HarveyDunn

I’ve just acquired a Lie-Nielsen low angle block plane (standard model,...

4 25 days ago
View bbc557ci's profile

Looking for a dial caliper

27 days ago by bbc557ci

Hey all….I’ve been looking for a dial caliper. I checked out a f...

25 25 days ago
View lateralus819's profile

Embarking on a shop made infill.

26 days ago by lateralus819

So I’‘ve been wanting to build (albeit not all) an infill. I figu...

2 25 days ago
View fyrman904's profile

Which Planes?

26 days ago by fyrman904

Hi all, I’m finally getting around to setting up my shop, and I want to...

12 25 days ago
View bowedcurly's profile

craigslist hundreds of planes

27 days ago by bowedcurly

lots of planes for sale Cinncinnati Craigslist LOOK LOOK LOOK

12 26 days ago
View poopiekat's profile

A Few Old Plane Acquisitions This Week

26 days ago by poopiekat

My appetite for old planes was cruelly teased by an ad for a major estate sal...

9 26 days ago
View ArtRafael's profile

miniature hand planes

97 days ago by ArtRafael

I completed this plane recently. Ralph

33 26 days ago
View DustyCellist's profile

Dust free sanding (for allergies/asthma)????

29 days ago by DustyCellist

I have severe allergic asthma, and I’m allergic to pine. I know. Unfort...

14 26 days ago
View Rob's profile

Set of planes from pawn shop (with photos)

33 days ago by Rob

I don’t go to the pawn shop very often because the tools are usually pr...

14 26 days ago
View Rob's profile

Lee Valley free shipping March 19-31 2014

27 days ago by Rob

Just was looking at buying a plane blade and maybe some chisels, and saw Lee ...

1 27 days ago

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